House of Lords Journal Volume 62
23 February 1830

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'House of Lords Journal Volume 62: 23 February 1830', Journal of the House of Lords: volume 62: 1830, pp. 35-36. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=16302 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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Die Martis, 23 Februarii 1830.

DOMINI tam Spirituales quam Temporales præsentes fuerunt:

Ds. Lyndhurst, Cancellarius.
Epus. Oxon.
Vicecom. Hereford.
Ds. Clifton.
Ds. King.
Ds. Monson.
Ds. Hill.
Ds. Bexley.
Ds. Clanwilliam.
Ds. Wallace.
Comes Bathurst, Præses.
Comes Rosslyn, C. P. S.
Dux Richmond.
Dux Manchester.
Dux Wellington.
March. Lansdowne.
March. Cleveland.
Comes Westmorland.
Comes Essex.
Comes Shaftesbury.
Comes Rosebery.
Comes Ferrers.
Comes Stanhope.

PRAYERS.

Mein v. M'Cleland et al:

After hearing Counsel this Day upon the Petition and Appeal of Alexander Mein, Accountant in Glasgow, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of James Taylor, Banker and Farmer at Whitburn; complaining of an Interlocutor of the Lord Ordinary in Scotland, of the 9th of February 1827; and also of an Interlocutor of the Lords of Session there, of the First Division, of the 8th of June 1827; and praying, "That the same might be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Appellant might have such Relief in the Premises, as to this House, in their Lordships great Wisdom, should seem meet;" as also upon the Answer of James M'Cleland Accountant in Glasgow, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of John Taylor and Company, Grocers and Merchants in Glasgow, and of the deceased James Taylor junior, and William Taylor junior, the individual Partners of that Concern, and also as Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of John Taylor, Grocer in Glasgow, and for George Ord, Accountant in Glasgow, Trustee on the Sequestrated Estate of Henry Taylor, Baker there, Mathew Taylor, Grocer there, Robert Taylor, Baker in Whitburn, and Thomas Taylor, at present in the East Indies, and the said Mathew Taylor as his Mandatory, put in to the said Appeal; and due Consideration had of what was offered on either Side in this Cause:

Interlocutors Affirmed.

It is Ordered, and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in Parliament assembled, That the said Petition and Appeal be, and is hereby dismissed this House, and that the said Interlocutors therein complained of, be, and the same are hereby Affirmed.

Campbell v. Macfarlane et al.

After hearing Counsel fully in the Cause wherein Alexander Campbell junior, Esquire, is Appellant, and William Macfarlane, and others, are Respondents:

It is Ordered, That the further Consideration of the said Cause be put off sine Die.

Gray & Woodrop v. M'Nair.

After hearing Counsel, in Part, in the Cause wherein Robert Gray and John Woodrop are Appellants, and James M'Nair Esquire is Respondent:

It is Ordered, That the further Hearing of the said Cause be put off to Tuesday next.

Ld. Monson takes his Seat.

This Day Frederic John Lord Monson sat first in Parliament, after the Death of his Father John George Lord Monson; his Lordship having first, at the Table, taken the Oaths, and also taken and subscribed the Oath of Abjuration, pursuant to the Statutes.

Scott v. Allnutt & Mackenzie.

Upon reading the Petition of John Allnutt, one of the Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which James Scott is Appellant; praying their Lordships, "That Leave may be granted to him to withdraw the Cases formerly lodged by him, and to lodge his Case, as amended, with the Clerk of Parliament:"

It is Ordered, That the Petitioner be at liberty to withdraw the Cases formerly lodged by him, and to lodge his Case, as amended, as desired.

Inglis v. Walker.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein William Inglis is Appellant, and Andrew Walker is Respondent, be heard by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday next.

Officers of State for Scotland v. Com rs of Supply for Wigton et al.

Ordered, That the Cause wherein His Majesty's Officers of State for Scotland are Appellants, and the Commissioners of Supply for the County of Wigton, and their Collector, and others, are Respondents, be heard ex-parte by Counsel at the Bar on Tuesday next.

East India Com ee, Evidence to be printed:

Ordered, That the Evidence taken from Time to Time before the Select Committee appointed to enquire into the present State of the Affairs of The East India Company, and into the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China, be printed for the Use of the Members of this House, but that no Copies thereof be delivered, except to the Members of the Committee, 'till further Order.

Witnesses to attend the Com ee.

Ordered, That John Pascal Larkins Esquire do attend this House on Thursday next, to be sworn, in order to his being examined as a Witness before the last-mentioned Committee.

Ordered, That Thomas Fortescue Esquire and William Henry Valpy Esquire do attend this House on Monday next, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the last-mentioned Committee.

Ordered, That Ross Donelly Mangles Esquire, George Warde Esquire and Courtenay Smith Esquire do attend this House on Thursday the 4th of March next, to be sworn, in order to their being examined as Witnesses before the last-mentioned Committee.

Grahame v. Jolly, Appellant's Petition to extend Time for Recog ce, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of John Allan Powell of Lincoln's Inn, in the County of Middlesex, Gentleman, Agent for Francis Grahame Esquire, Appellant in a Cause depending in this House, to which Stewart Jolly is Respondent; praying their Lordships, "That the Time for entering into the usual Recognizance may be enlarged; and that the said Appellant, or the Petitioner, may be at liberty now to enter into the same; and that the said Petition of Appeal may be restored:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Appellants and Respondents Cases, now depending in this House in Matters of Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House.

Cogan v. Lyon et al. Respondents Petition to lodge their Case, referred to Appeal Com ee.

Upon reading the Petition of George Lyon, and others, Respondents in a Cause depending in this House, to which Hugh Cogan is Appellant; praying their Lordships, to allow them to lodge their Case, notwithstanding of the Lapse of Time limited by the Standing Order of this House:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition be referred to the Committee appointed to consider of the Causes in which Prints of the Appellants and Respondents Cases, now depending in this House in Matters of Appeals and Writs of Error, have not been delivered, pursuant to the Standing Orders of this House.

Scot v. Ker et al. (1st Appeal.)

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Archibald Scot is Appellant, and James Ker, and others, are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

Scot v. Ker & Johnston. (3d Appeal.)

The House being moved, "That a Day may be appointed for hearing the Cause wherein Archibald Scot is Appellant, and James Ker and Henry Johnston are Respondents:"

It is Ordered, That this House will hear the said Cause, by Counsel at the Bar, on the first vacant Day for Causes after those already appointed.

East India Com ee, M. of Bute & Ld. Clifton added to.

Ordered, That The Marquess of Bute and The Lord Clifton be added to the Select Committee appointed to enquire into the present State of the Affairs of The East India Company, and into the Trade between Great Britain, the East Indies and China.

Papers delivered:

The House being informed, "That Mr. Spicer, from Chelsea Hospital, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

Unclaimed Army Prize Money:

"The Account of the Deputy Treasurer of the Royal Hospital at Chelsea of unclaimed Prize Money from 18th January 1809 to 24th December 1829."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Account do lie on the Table.

The House being informed, "That Mr. William Morrison, from the Mint Office, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to Orders of Thursday last,

Gold & Silver received into the Mint.

"An Account of the Quantity, in Pounds Weight, of Standard Gold received into His Majesty's Mint in each of the Fourteen Years from 1816 to 1830, and of the Value of Gold Monies coined (specifying the Proportion of each Denomination of Coin) in each Year:"

Also, "An Account of the Quantity, in Pounds Weight, of Standard Silver received into His Majesty's Mint in each of the Fourteen Years from 1816 to 1830, and of the Value of Silver Monies coined (specifying the Proportion of each Denomination of Coin) in each Year:"

Sovereigns coined for private Importers:

And also, "An Account of Sovereigns coined at the Mint for private Importers in the Years 1828 and 1829."

And then he withdrew.

And the Titles thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Accounts do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Accounts be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Smee, from the Bank of England, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to an Order of Thursday last,

Bank Notes:

"An Account of the Average Amount of Bank of England Notes and Bank Post Bills in Circulation in the Month of January 1830."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Account do lie on the Table.

Ordered, That the said Account be printed.

The House being informed, "That Mr. Upperton, from the Commissioners of Shoreham Harbour, attended;"

He was called in; and delivered at the Bar, pursuant to the Directions of an Act of Parliament,

Shoreham Harbour.

"An Account of the Receipts and Disbursements of all Monies which have been received and paid by the Commissioners of Shoreham Harbour up to the 31st Day of December 1829; and also the Report of the said Commissioners."

And then he withdrew.

And the Title thereof being read by the Clerk;

Ordered, That the said Paper do lie on the Table.

Lunatic Licensing Balances Bill.

A Message was brought from the House of Commons, by Mr. Robert Gordon and others;

With a Bill, intituled, "An Act to authorize the Transfer of certain Balances in the Hands of the Clerks of the Peace of the several Counties of England and Wales, on account of Lunatic Asylums Licences; to which they desire the Concurrence of this House.

The said Bill was read the First Time.

Ordered, That the said Bill be printed.

Wool Laws, Petition from Romney Marsh for Alteration of.

Upon reading the Petition of the Occupiers of Land in Romney Marsh and the adjoining Levels, and Growers of the Staple Commodity of this Kingdom, Wool, whose Names are thereunto subscribed; praying, "That as their Lordships must now see the injurious Tendency of the present Wool Laws, that they will again take them into their serious Consideration, and give the Petitioners that Relief which they stand so much in need of, and without which many of them must ultimately be ruined:"

It is Ordered, That the said Petition do lie on the Table.

Adjourn.

Dominus Cancellarius declaravit præsens Parliamentum continuandum esse usque ad et in diem Jovis vicesimum quintum diem instantis Februarii, horâ undecimâ Auroræ, Dominis sic decernentibus.